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    • Socialism

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Michael Newman
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 6 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Today, most people think of socialism as an outdated ideology. In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Newman seeks to place the idea of socialism in a modern context for today's listeners. He explains socialist ideas in the framework of its historical evolution, from the French Revolution to the present day, and examines practical attempts to implement socialism.

    Regular price: £16.49

    • Economics

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Partha Dasgupta
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 14
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    Here Partha Dasgupta, an internationally recognized authority in economics, presents readers with a solid introduction to its basic concepts, including efficiency, equity, sustainability, dynamic equilibrium, property rights, markets, and public goods. Throughout, he highlights the relevance of economics to everyday life, providing a very human exploration of a technical subject.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrowly focused and incomplete

    • By Nsb103 on 24-08-09

    Regular price: £16.99

    • Out of the Woods

    • Healing from Lyme Disease for Body, Mind, and Spirit
    • By: Katina Makris, Richard Horowitz
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 12 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the peak of her career, classical homeopath and health-care columnist Katina Makris was stricken with a mysterious "flu". Only after five years of torment - two completely bedridden - and devastating blows to her professional and family life was Katina's illness finally diagnosed as Lyme disease.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Ear to the Ground

    • Younger Junger, Dragon Killer, Marijuana High
    • By: Corey Thrasher
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix, Corey Thrasher
    • Length: 35 mins
    • Original Recording
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    Early Sebastian Junger, a tale of four plants, a fearless knight, and more.

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    • Human Evolution

    • A Very Short Introduction
    • By: Bernard Wood
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 3 hrs and 58 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The recent discovery of the diminutive Homo floresiensis (nicknamed "the Hobbit") in Indonesia has sparked new interest in the study of human evolution. In this Very Short Introduction , renowned evolutionary scholar Bernard Wood traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the 18th century to today's latest fossil finds.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good book...bad narration

    • By Samedi on 21-09-09

    Regular price: £16.99

    • The Only Woman in the Room

    • Why Science Is Still a Boys' Club
    • By: Eileen Pollack
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 11 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 2005, when Lawrence Summers, then president of Harvard, asked why so few women, even today, achieve tenured positions in the hard sciences, Eileen Pollack set out to find the answer. A successful fiction writer, Pollack had grown up in the 1960s and '70s dreaming of a career as a theoretical astrophysicist. Denied the chance to take advanced courses in science and math, she nonetheless made her way to Yale.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • What Women Want

    • An Agenda for the Women's Movement
    • By: Deborah L. Rhode
    • Narrated by: Gayle Hendrix
    • Length: 9 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In What Women Want, Deborah L. Rhode, one of the nation's leading scholars on women and law, brings to the discussion a broad array of interdisciplinary research as well as interviews with heads of leading women's organizations. Is the women's movement stalled? What are the major obstacles it confronts? What are its key priorities and what strategies might advance them? In addressing those questions, the audiobook explores virtually all of the major policy issues confronting women.

    Regular price: £18.29